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Prospective dementia village proposed

Ease conditions for rising older population

It's time to prioritise dementia care; strategising to make life more comfortable for sufferers as cases rise in an aging population.

Those words from the Health and Social Care Minister - who's leading the way in identifying solutions to subsidise the cost to government.

Kate Beecroft is now in talks with UK not-for-profit organisation, Belong; looking to find land in the Isle of Man for a dementia village.

Belong has amassed over 20 years experience in the sector, with five other successful communities across the North West of England.

If it's to work alongside the DHSC; it would need to compete for the tender.

Mrs Beecroft says there's common sense behind the idea:

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